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Re: Do we want more choice? (was Bookmark the end of file?)


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Do we want more choice? (was Bookmark the end of file?)
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 17:52:03 +0300

> Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:17:42 +0200
> From: <address@hidden>
> Cc: Rusi <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> 
> More choice is *always* better. The hard part is presenting this
> choice to the user in a way it doesn't overwhelm her/him.
> 
> I have the strong suspicion that the "less choice is good" movement
> we are seeing stems from being too lazy (or at a loss) wrt thinking
> hard about how to guide the user through a rich set of choices. The
> latter would be, in my view, the right thing to do.

Volunteers are welcome to come aboard and work on the Emacs manuals
and doc strings to make all this happen.  If the number of people who
work on documentation increases significantly, it's quite probable
that the Emacs maintainers will change their views about "less choice
is good" issue.

Thanks in advance.



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